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The many faces of edible gardening

Posted By Category: Edible PlantsComments: 0

It’s so encouraging to see how many people are taking up edible gardening in the past few years.  The reasons for growing your own are diverse ranging from better taste and freshness to lowering your carbon footprint and doing your part in the fight for food security.  We tend to think of a veggie garden as a big bed which resembles a small scale farming project, well that was the old way of looking at it.  Veggies and herbs...

Grow your own

Posted By Category: Edible PlantsComments: 0Post Date: 20th Sep 2013

  There are many reasons for growing your own fruit and veggies.  Whether you’re growing for an abundant harvest or trying to get away from all the harmful chemicals, the advantages of growing your own are numerous.  Freshness and taste are superior when you grow it yourself, think of it as a supermarket in your garden.  Not sure where to start? Low on space? Why not start off with a strawberry pot, they are easy to grow and will have...

Plant your own strawberry pot

Posted By Category: Edible PlantsComments: 0Post Date: 20th Sep 2013

Tired of your store-bought strawberries going off before you can savour their delicious taste?  Why not grow your own? Strawberries are easy to grow and come with the reward of sweetly scented fruit that taste divine. All you will need for your strawberry pot Try and get any excess soil off the roots Strawberries are flat trailing perennials that prefer to grow in a nice sunny spot with well drained sandy soil.  They grow and fruit without fuss in the soil but...